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BC Transplant
August 1, 2014
BC Transplant is proud to support the LGBTQ community at this year’s Pride Festival and is encouraging everyone to consider becoming an organ donor, regardless of sexual orientation.
BCCDC
July 30, 2014
New cases continue to be reported for the Ebola virus disease occurring in West Africa. As of July 23, there have been 1,201 cases and 672 deaths reported to the World Health Organization from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and more cases are expected.
CFRI
July 28, 2014
Parents and coaches can now access the latest evidence-based information on concussion diagnosis and care thanks to a new, free online resource: the Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players, and Coaches.
BCCDC
July 28, 2014
On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, 2014, it’s important to acknowledge that more than 130,000 British Columbians are hepatitis B and/or C infected. That’s one out of every 33 people.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
July 23, 2014
Patients with inherited bleeding and inherited red blood cell disorders now have access to improved care and support for their use of blood and blood products, thanks to an application launched today at BC Children’s Hospital.
BC Mobile Medical Unit
July 17, 2014
The province’s Mobile Medical Unit played a key role in saving the lives of four people on board a small plane that crashed after taking off in a remote part of B.C.’s Central Coast last weekend.
BCCDC
June 23, 2014
As the first local fruits and vegetables of summer start to ripen, the BC Centre for Disease Control is reminding people to practice safe home canning. Improper canning can lead to botulism, a serious form of food poisoning that can cause death.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
June 23, 2014
As the weather warms up, so does the potential for young children to fall out of windows that don’t have proper security locks. BC Ambulance Service and BC Children’s Hospital are asking parents to make sure their windows and balconies are safe.
CFRI
June 19, 2014
(Vancouver – June 19, 2014) – A new mobile app developed by researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia can measure respiratory rate in children roughly six times faster than the standard manual method.
PHSA
May 21, 2014
A contest challenging healthcare workers around the province to submit creative photos to promote hand cleaning has captured a national prize.

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